The prehistoric cemeteries at Gochang, Hwasun, and Ganghwa contain many hundreds of examples of dolmens - tombs from the 1st millennium BC constructed of large stone slabs. They form part of the Megalithic culture, found in many parts of the world, but nowhere in such a concentrated form.

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3 sites in this World Heritage

  • Koch'ang Dolmen Site
  • Hwasun Dolmen Site
  • Kanghwa Dolmen Sites

Koch'ang Dolmen Site

Hwasun Dolmen Site

Kanghwa Dolmen Sites

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DATA

Region
Asia and the Pacific
Country
Korea 
Category
Cultural
Name
Gochang, Hwasun and Ganghwa Dolmen Sites
Selection Criteria (?)
(iii)
Year of Registered
2000
Keyword
Registered in 2000